Blogwatch: Mar. 28, 2005

Although C-SPAN may seem like a straight shooter, blogs across the political spectrum, from RESPECTFUL OF OTTERS to ELEPHANTSBUS, lambasted the channel last week for planning to "balance" its coverage of a lecture by Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt with a speech by Holocaust denier David Irving, who has argued that the Nazis' crimes have been overplayed. Amid the kerfuffle, some conservative bloggers even found a way to blame Bill Clinton--for how far the once noble C-SPAN has fallen--while LITTLE GREEN FOOTBALLS featured the best one-liners: e.g., "What's next, bin Laden rebutting Wolfowitz?"


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